The Resource Paragons of virtue : women and domesticity in seventeenth-century Dutch art, Wayne E. Franits

Paragons of virtue : women and domesticity in seventeenth-century Dutch art, Wayne E. Franits

Label
Paragons of virtue : women and domesticity in seventeenth-century Dutch art
Title
Paragons of virtue
Title remainder
women and domesticity in seventeenth-century Dutch art
Statement of responsibility
Wayne E. Franits
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Paragons of Virtue: Women and Domesticity in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Art is the first systematic analysis of paintings of domestic themes, which were among the most popular and endearing images produced by Dutch artists during the Golden Age. Focusing on their broader function and significance within Dutch culture, this study has made extensive use of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century family treatises that are important sources for understanding these paintings. These hortatory texts are significant because they reflect contemporary attitudes toward women as they are paradigmatically presented as maidens, as housewives skilled in the administration of household affairs, as attentive mothers, and as pious widows. In short, family literature corroborates the existence of general ideals as well as specific ideas about women and domesticity as expressed through art. Through its rich source material and the paintings themselves, Paragons of Virtue sheds further light on the position of women in seventeenth-century Dutch society and on the critical role that art played in early modern Europe in espousing and maintaining the patriarchal status quo
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Franits, Wayne E
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ND1452.3.N4
LC item number
F73 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women in art
  • Genre painting, Dutch
  • Vrouwen
  • Gezin
  • Genreschilderkunst
  • Huishouden
  • Iconografie
  • Genre painting, Dutch
  • Women in art
Label
Paragons of virtue : women and domesticity in seventeenth-century Dutch art, Wayne E. Franits
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 198-266) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. "Maeght" and "Vryster" -- 2. "Bruyt" and "Vrouwe" -- 3. "Moeder" -- 4. "Weduwe."
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xx, 271 p.
Isbn
9780521431293
Lccn
92023436
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)26361431
  • (OCoLC)ocm26361431
Label
Paragons of virtue : women and domesticity in seventeenth-century Dutch art, Wayne E. Franits
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 198-266) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. "Maeght" and "Vryster" -- 2. "Bruyt" and "Vrouwe" -- 3. "Moeder" -- 4. "Weduwe."
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xx, 271 p.
Isbn
9780521431293
Lccn
92023436
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)26361431
  • (OCoLC)ocm26361431

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